Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York, North Yorkshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 14027495/001_1564587409
Contact Name: Anna MacDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 31, 2019 16:36

Job Description

The Finance Manager will provide financial advice, analysis, control and support for a business unit and support the commercial activities and initiatives within the business. This is a highly commercial role with lots of exposure to the wider business. Offering a clear pathway for progression within the business.

Client Details

A well-known and successful manufacturing business, based in York. The business have an excellent reputation and actively seek to hire talented and ambitious individuals - offering ongoing support and development to allow individuals to build strong and progressive careers.


The Finance Manager will be responsible for:

  • Provide support to the Management team within the business, analysing and interpreting the accounts and other relevant financial information to ensure there is a full understanding of the financial implications of decisions made and that the commercial decision making process is robust.
  • Provide proactive commercial finance support to the Business Unit General Manager and management Team
  • Provide analysis of new and existing financial data to support Senior Management initiatives and the development of the business
  • Working with the Business Unit Management team to ensure margins are maintained by effectively managing costs throughout the delivery of each project
  • To prepare monthly profit, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts ensuring a full understanding of the variances is demonstrated and the highlighting of key risks and issues
  • To provide effective leadership to the department, managing the development of the team where appropriate
  • Be involved in the development of your business unit systems to ensure integrity of financial reports and effective knowledge sharing


The successful Finance Manager will:

  • Hold a fully recognised Finance qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Preferably Practice trained with experience within a commercial role
  • Have a commercial mindset
  • Have strong communication skills with the ability to confidently challenge and influence key decisions
  • Be able to communicate with stakeholders of various levels across the business
  • Have a strong knowledge of technical accounting
  • Have experience of managing and developing junior employees
  • Be ambitious and motivate to learn and progress their career

Job Offer

Salary range £40-£50,000 (doe) plus good benefits

Clear opportunity to progress you career in the short to medium term.